Suellen Breakey, PhD, RN, is Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Generalist/Pre-licensure programs in the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions. Her clinical background includes cardiac surgery, critical care, hospice care, and global health nursing. Her scholarship interests include bioethics, global health ethics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Breakey’s global nursing efforts are focused on prevention and treatment of rheumatic heart disease in resource-limited settings. In 2015 Dr. Breakey’s book Global Nursing in the 21st Century was published.